Posts Tagged: road trip

On getting lost. #MikeandTobyTravels

Getting lost isn’t fun, but the thing about adventure is that you can’t just have the pleasant parts. Adventure, by definition, involves risk. Sometimes that risk starts out as innocent fun, and then devolves into something much less pleasant. But let me get to that by first telling the good parts. We’ve had an incredible… Read more »

Lopez Island in the San Juans #MikeandTobyTravels

We blew out of the Days Inn in Ellensburg, Washington, with its inedible breakfast (nothing but carbs and a few sad, bruised apples clearly a week past their expiration date) and got on the road for Anacortes. We were somewhere in the middle of Washington, and though the mighty Columbia river appeared and disappeared alongside… Read more »

Drive Day 22 of #MikeandTobyTravels

We awoke to approaching thunderstorms in Glacier National Park on day 22 of our trip, and we had a long way to drive today. We prolonged the journey out of the park and along the thirty miles of the Going to the Sun Road by stopping to take vista shots of the deep indigo morning,… Read more »

Glacier National Park, Montana: Day 21 of #MikeandTobyTravels

(Click on any photo to expand and click through as a gallery) The 21st day of our road trip, current location Glacier National Park, Montana, dawned crisply cold with the sound of birds singing in the thin air of 8,000 foot elevation. I woke from the deep sleep that good tiredness and a chilly room… Read more »

Radium Hot Springs to Glacier National Park, Day 20 #MikeandTobyTravels

Radium Hot Springs to Glacier National Park, Day 20 #MikeandTobyTravels (click on photos to open slideshow!) The Apple Tree Motel, a roadside operation in Radium Springs, was run by a Luddite with frazzled blond hair and a weary smile. “I refuse to run this place off the internet,” she said, handing me the heavy brass… Read more »